In his fifth book nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, BANKING ON BAGHDAD, Edwin Black's review of history finds that all the West has ever cared about in Iraq is geography, as a colonial stepping stone, and geology, i.e., oil. Topics: Iraq, Islam, oil
THE ANSWER MY FRIENDâ¦ As the clamor grows on the Right to âDrill Baby Drillâ, clean energy wind farms are spreading across the land, and at sea. A major project, involving 78 windmills, is being built off the Delaware coast, near the Maryland border, by Bluewater Wind. The wind farm will provide electricity to 130,000 homes and, says Bluewaterâs Jim Lanard, a second wind farm is under consideration for off-shore Maryland. (Host: Mike Tidwell) Topics: wind, oil, off-shore
WHAT WOULD HAPPEN IF THE OIL STOP FLOWING? Thatâs the subject of author Edwin Blackâs latest exploration. He argues that if Iran or terrorists were to blockade the Straits of Hormuz, and the supply of oil were seriously impeded, a cataclysm could quickly follow. Heâs got The Plan to avoid a catastrophic outcome but Blackâs not firing ay silver bullets. (Host: Mark Cohen) Topics: oil, emergency, Hormuz, terrorism
US PIRG environmental advocate Navin Nayak describes the degree to which our energy supplies are located in the hurricane alley that Katrina blew through. Topics: hurricane, Katrina, natural gas, pipelines, oil shock
Billboard for September 2008 edition: WEâRE ONE SUPREME COURT JUSTICE AWAY FROM TOSSING OUT ABORTION RIGHTS, EVEN FOR RAPE AND INCEST VICTIMS, IF SARAH PALIN HAS HER WAYâ¦ WE CHAT WITH RISA SHAW ABOUT HER BOOK ON SIBLING INCESTâ¦ PEAK OIL IS HEREâ¦ AND WEâRE NOT READY, SAYS AUTHOR EDWIN BLACKâ¦ BUT HEâS GOT THE PLAN TO GET US TO A POST-FOSSIL FUEL ECONOMYâ¦ OFF-SHORE DRILLSâ¦ OR OFF-SHORE MILLS? WILL IT BE OIL OR WIND? JIM LANARDâS COMPANY IS SET TO DEVELOP AN OFF-SHORE WIND... Topics: Rape' incest, abortion, energy, oil, wind, offshore, poetry, liberalism, conservatism, music
REP. DONNA EDWARDS ON CORPORATE FREE SPEECH, HEALTH CARE, WALL STREET, OIL SPILLS, IMMIGRATION, AFGHANISTAN AND OBAMA Completing her first full term in Congress, Maryland Democrat Donna Edwards has earned a national reputation and following as someone who does her homework and speaks her mind. She rejoins us to chat about, among other topics, her constitutional amendment to reverse the Supreme Courtâs recent ruling in Citizens United that corporations enjoy the First Amendment right to... Topics: politics, health care, oil spill, drilling, Afghanistan, immigration, juvenile justice, Vietnam,...